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Maytag Amana Range Easy Touch Control 500 - Gas

Maytag Amana Range Easy Touch Control 500 - Gas Model #AGR5715QDW Ideally looking for LP to NG conversion instructions, but would be thrilled with factory NG to LP conversion instructions. Purchased use and is currently converted to LP. I need to convert it back to NG. Installation instructions state an LP Conversion Kit and instructions came (new) attached to back of range, but there is no saved NG hardware or the LP conversion instructions with range now. Knowing that it came new with a LP Conversion Kit makes me assume more than just the Pressure Regulator orifice needs to be changed out. I surely wish I had those instructions, as they would show all that needed to do in reverse (from LP back to NG). That brings me to my questions. On this model (#AGR5715QDW) what all has to be done to convert LP to NG? I am knowledgeable of basic (old) converting, but want to make sure I cover all bases correctly with this model. Pressure regulator – done by switching orifice to NG. Bake burner – orifice change, shutter adjustment or both? Broil burner – orifice change, shutter adjustment or both? Surface burners – orifice/stub change, shutter adjustment or both? Does anything else need changed out or adjusted? Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thank you, Jamie

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SOURCE: LP conversion for Thermador 4 burner range top

I have a Thermadore 6 burner gas cooktop PCG366E purchased January 08. I purchased the LP conversion kit, they only make one kit for all models. The instructions included with the kit were written for an older model and have not been updated by Thermador. The gas regulator is located next to gas inlet pipe. You have to get at it from above. Remove the 2 star burners over that side of the cooktop. You will need a 20mm socket to remove the nut at the center of the star burner. Lift it off and disconnect the wire to the ignitor ( You need to push on the spring lock in order to seperate the the connector terminal). Remove the stainless steel pan and then remove the metal pan underneath ( you will need a Torxs bit for this screw or vise grips). You should now see the regulator. At the top of the regulator is a cap with the letters NG visible. Twist this a 1/4 turn ccw, lift up and turn over to expose the letters LP reinsert. The regulator is now ready. You will need to replace the orifice tips at each burner. Use a 7mm socket with an extension. Put a piece of tape in the socket to hold the orifice in place while you insert it. You also need to adjust the valves. You must pull off the knobs and and remove the trim bezel. If you look through the screw hole on the right you will see a screw head (bypass screw). Insert long skinny flat blade screwdriver through the hole and turn the screw CW all the way (about 1/4 to 1/2 turn in my case). My cooktop had two burners with a low simmer feature, This devise is located in front of the bypass screw. It has a hole in it but does not align well with the head of the bypass screw and makes it difficult to turn the scew. Thats it, I hope this info has been helpful. I have not yet connected the propane therefore have not tested the unit but it should work.

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

SOURCE: Frigidaire Gas Range GLGFS75DBA

If you didn't keep the original orfices for natural then you need too buy the burner orfices seperatly, and the oven regulator just needs adjusted you can go the frigidaires web site and download the installation instructions for the proper settings.

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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SOURCE: Convert Kenmore 790 from LP to Natural

The conversion manual that came with my 790 specifies 2.5 turns (approximately) from the LP setting to the NG setting.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: I converted my 40

I am having almost the same problem. Frigidaire told me to replace all 5 mixing tubes, ~$385, yeah right. They don't have the orifices itemized as an individual part, so no-one carries them, just the LP conversion kit. Another repair/parts guy advised me to drill out the orifices. Some other threads/blogs give the diameter to drill. Basically, since natural gas is 0.5 psi, you need a larger hole than your current propane orifices provide. Please speak up if you find out anything, I will try to do the same. Good luck.

Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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When the range top burners and the oven are both not lighting, I recommend you check if the manual shut-off valve to the range has been turned off. With most of my gas ranges, you have to remove the drawer to reach the shut-off valve. (so If you have propane, make sure that your tank isn't low.

Make sure that your home is well ventilated; open the windows and check the range in a while. I live in an area where we had to add a whole house ventilator. We had days where the house would seem stuffy and none of the burners would light. (Appliances with pilot lights went out.) This was due to excess carbon dioxide shifting from nearby coal and natural gas deposits.

It is possible for the igniters to fail if there is power to the range, but usually not the oven, the broiler and all of the top burners at once. You can test the top burners carefully with a long handled butane lighter or a long match. Turn on the hood fan and set a burner to the Lite position. Carefully, light the lighter near the burner or bring the lit match to the burner. If the gas is flowing properly and there is sufficient oxygen, it should light. Then remove the lighter or match and put it out. Then adjust the burner temperature.
The manual for the ARGS7650SS is available from Amana. The direct link is here: http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/31810401.PDF . Many newer Amana product manuals are available here: http://shop.amana.com/product_literature/search.jsp .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(note: you should also make sure that the regulator cap is correctly set for your type of gas (LP or NG). The gas flow rates are different enough to make the regulator fail. Most ranges are shipped for with the cap set for NG. Turn off the gas and unplug the electrical cord before working on the regulator cap. The burner orifices need to be changed as well as some other adjustments to convert from NG to LP. See pages 9-11 of the manual for details.)

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I have an amana gas range easy touch control 500. the oven will not light every thing else is working fine


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The ignitor is not working right and is going bad....
have the repair man replace the ignitor, or DIY....
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It's probably not quite as easy as everyone says. Most gas appliances use a different control valve for LP (propane) and natural gas. You most likely will have to eplace the control valve with an LP one. I would contact Amana to see if they offer a conversion kit -- it would probably come with detailed instructions.

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We have same range and are looking to convert from LP to NG


Hi some models will not convert to lp to nat gas , matbe you can sell it or do a swap with some one not much help sorry

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I bought the kit from the retailer and did it myself, not very difficult.

no explosions yet :)
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